Orlando Police on Friday announced the arrest of three teenagers in the murder of a Lake Nona High School student.
K’vonte Dowe, 18, was shot about 1 a.m. on Saturday, February 3. Officers found Dowe lying on the road in the 9200 block of Kensington Rowe Court.
Richard Washington, 19, faces charges of first-degree murder and robbery with a firearm in Dowe’s death. Isaak Brown, 17, and Elijah Lewis, 18, were arrested in connection with the shooting and face the same charges, according to police.
Police said someone called 911 around 12:50 a.m. last Saturday to report hearing gunshots and seeing someone lying on the ground along the 9200 block of Kensington Row Court.
Police did not release how the three men were related to the crime, or what led up to their arrests.
This is the second Orange County Public Schools student to be shot and killed in the past month.
Justin Machado, 17, was found shot to death in mid-January at his Lynchburg Court home near South John Young Parkway and Deerfield Boulevard, deputies said.
Machado was a student at Freedom High School.
NEWS UPDATE: We have made 3 arrests in the Lake Nona Homicide of K'Vonte Dowe. Richard M. Washington (BM 5/4/1998), Isaak T. Brown (8/30/2000), Elijah S. Lewis (6/01/1999) are all currently in custody. pic.twitter.com/ExiD7I5sys— Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) February 9, 2018